Join us as a Public Relations Student

Title: Public Relations Student
Department: Communications
Responsible To: Director of Community Relations


  1. Enrollment in a relevant, post-secondary program such as; Marketing, Communications,
    Public Relations, Business, Journalism.
  2. Possess the following characteristics and skills; strong interpersonal skills, including active
    listening and empathy, effective oral and written communication skills, excellent
    organizational and planning skills, digital design, creative problem-solving and good
    assessment skills.
  3. Ability to use social & digital media to effectively communicate or respond to others.
  4. Previous experience with the elderly preferred.
  5. Knowledgeable in Microsoft products (word, excel, publishe

Job Scope:
Under the guidance of the Director of Community Relations, provide and/or assist with internal
and external communications, support foundation fun development activities, and administrative


  1. Liaise with other departments to assist with content and creation of the staff newsletter
  2. Support implementation of all internal and external communications/ PR plans
  3. Support internal communications for Summer Accreditation
  4. Monitor and maintain all social media platforms
  5. Participant in internal staff committees (diversity and morale and engagement)
  6. Fund development
  7. Liaise with Volunteen Supervisor for cross promotional activities

Risk & Safety:
• In working together, we will practice and promote a culture of safety; while providing comfort,
care and compassion for residents and families of Ocean View
• Ensures to “take every reasonable precaution in the circumstances to protect the employee’s
own health and safety and that of other persons at or near the workplace” ~ NS OHS Act
• Maintains and promotes health and safety standards and procedures according to Ocean View
guidelines and resident care standards to a level consistent with recognized provincial
standards including ethical guidelines.
• Ensures compliance of all applicable regulatory laws, by-laws, codes, standards, guidelines
and acts.
• Promotes a safe and healthy workplace for staff and volunteers
• Promotes a safe and healthy environment for residents and their families
• Participates, when required in initiatives that minimize risk and promote safety
• Ensures that risks are minimized and proactively addressed for the interest of the Ocean View

Ethics & Values:
• Maintains ethical standards in the scope of job responsibility
• Champions the values established by the Society in day to day operations
• Champions the mission, vision and strategic directions established by the Ocean View
Continuing Care Centre

Quality Initiatives:
• Demonstrate commitment to quality and promote a quality culture.
• Day-to-day implementation of the quality care & services.
• Continually look for ways to improve quality of care or service.
• Work as part of teams/committees to manage quality

Term: mid- May to August 31, 2022. Hourly wage: $15.50. Hours: 35 per week.
Location: Eastern Passage

Please address cover letter to:
Human Resources
Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
P.O. Box 130
Eastern Passage, NS, B3G 1M4